12 slices ciabatta bread 1 ripe peach 1 tablespoon fresh ricotta (preferably sheep’s milk) Freshly ground black pepper 4 thin slices of prosciutto Honey Grill bread slices. Halve, pit, and thinly slice peach. Spoon about 1 tablespoon ricotta onto each Read on!
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons unbleached all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cider vinegar 5 tablespoons milk (divided) 1/2 cup unsulphered molasses 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, barely Read on!
“Mom, are you crying?” Tess asked incredulously as I finished the last pages of These Happy Golden Years, the last of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Little House on the Prairie series. I somehow grew up with the notion that I Read on!
Childhood is as much a place as it is a time. When I remember my childhood, it is often not events that I call forth, but rather pathways, shortcuts, hedges, fences, nooks, forts and treehouses. The map of my grandmother’s Read on!
1 pint strawberries, quartered 4 large egg yolks 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup sweet Marsala wine Divide strawberries among 4 small bowls. Beat together yolks, sugar, and Marsala in a large metal bowl with a whisk or handheld electric mixer Read on!
1 pint strawberries 1/2 c. creme fraiche or sour cream 3 Tbs. brown sugar 2 tsp. vanilla 1 Tbs. brandy Combine creme fraiche or sour cream, sugar, vanilla, and brandy. Allow to sit for 10-15 minutes, then refrigerate. Wash and Read on!
Brittle: 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter, divided 2 cups sugar 1 cup light corn syrup 1 cup water 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups blanched whole almonds, toasted , coarsely chopped 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon flaked sea salt (such as Read on!
FOR SAUCE 1 cup sugar 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces 1/3 cups water 1/4 cup dark rum 1/2 teaspoon cider vinegar 1/4 cup heavy cream FOR BEIGNETS About 8 cups vegetable oil, divided 2 apples 1 3/4 cups Read on!
Word on Food Pastry crust 1 cup light brown sugar 5 Tbs organic cornstarch 3/4 cup milk 2 Tbs butter 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs, separated 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 tsp cream of tartar Line an 8-inch tart or Read on!